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Amber Portwood Tears Up as She Says She Has 'a Lot of Guilt' Regarding Domestic Battery Case
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Amber Portwood Tears Up as She Says She Has 'a Lot of Guilt' Regarding Domestic Battery Case

Amber Portwood is addressing her history of domestic violence. The MTV star broke down in tears on Tuesday night’s Teen Mom OG when she was visited by her ex-boyfriend Gary Shirley. The pair share an 11-year-old daughter, Leah. When Shirley asked how Portwood was doing, she struggled to open up about her feelings after pleading guilty to domestic battery in a plea deal after assaulting ex Andrew Glennon. She has a 1-year-old son, James, with Glennon. “All I know is my lawyers are saying don’t say anything. My tongue is completely tied,” Portwood said. “When you’re shut up how’re you supposed to say anything?” She continued, “I just have a lot of guilt of not being aware of myself more than I should have. And I really do feel ashamed that I didn’t have that because I should after all the...
Teen Mom OG's Amber Portwood on Taking Plea Deal in Domestic Battery Case: 'I Was Set Up for Failure'
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Teen Mom OG's Amber Portwood on Taking Plea Deal in Domestic Battery Case: 'I Was Set Up for Failure'

Amber Portwood isn’t looking back. On Tuesday night’s Teen Mom OG episode, the mother of two opened up about how it felt to reach a plea deal in her domestic battery case against ex-boyfriend Andrew Glennon, with whom she shares 1-year-old son James. On July 5, 2019, Portwood, 29, was arrested after allegedly attacking Glennon while he was holding their son. The day after the incident, the MTV star was charged with domestic battery, criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon and domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old. “I just want it done,” Portwood told David, an MTV producer, ahead of her court hearing. “I’m so adamant on, ‘Please, just get this done.’ None of this is a victory. This has all been hell.” Portwood’s plea hearing took place...